Mark 12: 28 – 34 The greatest commandment

Mark 12: 28 – 34 The greatest commandment One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, ‘Of all the commandments, which is the most important?’ ‘The most important one,’ answered Jesus, ‘is this: “Hear, O Israel: the Lord ourContinue reading “Mark 12: 28 – 34 The greatest commandment”

Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time

Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve aside and told them what was going to happen to him. ‘We are goingContinue reading “Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time”

Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song

Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song Mary has been told by an angel that she is to bear a son by the power of the Holy Spirit. As quickly as possible she has hurried to see her relative, Elizabeth, who is also expecting a child despite being old and barren. When they met, ElizabethContinue reading “Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song”

John 18: 1 – 14 Jesus arrested

John 18: 1 – 14 Jesus arrested When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it. Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. SoContinue reading “John 18: 1 – 14 Jesus arrested”

John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit

John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit ‘If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you for ever – the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him norContinue reading “John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit”